• US Supreme Court questions social media ban for sex offenders
US Supreme Court questions social media ban for sex offenders

Packingham was prosecuted, convicted of a felony, and received a suspended sentence despite his lawyers' argument that the 2008 law infringes upon his First Amendment right to freedom of speech. Hearing arguments in Washington , a majority of the justices indicated they read the law as going too far in restricting First Amendment rights and cutti...

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  • Bush on Trump's Russian ties: 'We need answers'
Bush on Trump's Russian ties: 'We need answers'

Bringing the interview back around, Today host Matt Lauer challenged the former United States president on whether or not he supported President Trump's travel ban on seven predominantly Muslim countries. "I am for an immigration policy that is welcoming and upholds the law", he vaguely responded, however, when asked if he supported or opposed th...

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  • Bitcoin is hovering near all-time highs
Bitcoin is hovering near all-time highs

Bitcoin rose to an all-time high as investors looked to hedge against potential global uncertainty related to policies of President Donald Trump and speculated that his administration will relax regulations governing the digital currency. 2017 bitcoin optimism, round two? Bitcoin defies the doubters and climbs to $1,186, marking a new price recor...

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  • Dozens of headstones overturned at Philadelphia Jewish cemetery
Dozens of headstones overturned at Philadelphia Jewish cemetery

The discovery comes almost a week after over 150 headstones were discovered overtuned and damaged at the Chesed Shel Emeth Jewish cemetery in St. Louis. "Full confidence USA authorities catch and punish culprits". Mallin believes there's more to it. The damage was discovered Sunday morning. And so it was.

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  • Severe Thunderstorm Watch Issued for Part of State Saturday
Severe Thunderstorm Watch Issued for Part of State Saturday

By Monday night we will have a lull in activity until Tuesday afternoon. I think at best we'll see scattered showers during a warm afternoon near 80. "We're not sure yet if a watch will be issued, we're just monitoring the storm right now", Cebulko said. North and central Alabama have the best chances for seeing severe weather.

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  • SodaStream just recalled 51000 bottles due to potential hazard
SodaStream just recalled 51000 bottles due to potential hazard

The bottles are the 1-litre, blue-tint, dishwasher safe model with an expiry date of April 2020 - look for 04/2020. The company believes the affected bottle may end up exploding if it became pressurized. The company announced this week it's offering a full refund for the bottles. The bottles sold for about $15 between February of last year and Ja...

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  • Maryland Assault Weapons Ban Upheld by Appeals Court
Maryland Assault Weapons Ban Upheld by Appeals Court

That's right: According to the 4th Circuit, the military-style guns used in a disproportionate share of the mass killings in the USA are outside the aegis of the Second Amendment because they are most suited for military use. But in saying that such weapons are not protected by the Second Amendment, the 4th Circuit has taken a different approach....

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  • Puppy Recovering After Overdosing On Owner's Heroin
Puppy Recovering After Overdosing On Owner's Heroin

Nina Crawford , 38, and Thomas Romero , 46, left the dog in the floorboards of their truck as the went into the home improvement store to switch price tags so they could buy items cheaply, then return them at their higher retail price, according to Carrollton PD.

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  • White Nationalist Richard Spencer Booted Out Of CPAC
White Nationalist Richard Spencer Booted Out Of CPAC

Bannon added, "Just like they were dead wrong on the chaos of the campaign and just like they were dead wrong on the chaos of the transition, they are absolutely dead wrong on what they're reporting today". "If I made a decision to run, I will not be raising taxes, we'll be taking back hundreds of billions of dollars from other countries that are s...

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  • Powerball jackpot produces two $1 million winners in MA
Powerball jackpot produces two $1 million winners in MA

Two new millionaires are walking among us in MA. It's Kansas Lottery policy, Lunsford said, to not release the name of the store where a winning ticket was sold until the ticket is claimed. A total of $17,051 additional Rhode Island Lottery players won PowerBall prizes ranging from $4 to $200 as a result of last night's draw. The jackpot was the se...

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  • Thousands Evacuated as Floods Inundate San Jose
Thousands Evacuated as Floods Inundate San Jose

Parts of San Jose were underwater after the Anderson Reservoir overflowed into Coyote Creek, a river that normally rolls quietly through the Santa Clara Valley. The increase in water running down Coyote Creek has caused significant flooding in San Jose. "The water district is telling us that they're not seen this level of flows coming down the An...

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  • Trump weighs in on DNC chairman race
Trump weighs in on DNC chairman race

Last year, Ellison said those comments were taken out of context and "selectively-edited", and he responded to the ADL's statement by saying his record instead shows support for Israel as well as an opposition to "racism, sexism and homophobia".

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  • Jimmy Fallon envisions a news network with President Trump at the helm
Jimmy Fallon envisions a news network with President Trump at the helm

Trump launched his "24/7 YouTube livestream" called Trump News Network (complete with a hilarious screen crawl at the bottom that simply said "TRUMP" ad infinitum). Gen. H.R. McMaster to the role of national security adviser. Details are still unclear but we're getting word it was definitely real and 100 percent not made up.

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  • Virginia Senate passes anti-sanctuary cities bill
Virginia Senate passes anti-sanctuary cities bill

Unfortunately, but not surprisingly, Virginia Governor Terry McAuliffe today vetoed HB2264, a common sense bill that would have ensured that legitimate Virginia healthcare programs that do not perform or promote abortion received priority state funding before any organization that does abortions.

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  • American Airlines now offering basic fares on 10 routes, report says
American Airlines now offering basic fares on 10 routes, report says

Charlotte to Orlando; Dallas Fort Worth to Baltimore; Dallas Fort Worth to Tampa; Miami to Tampa; Miami to New Orleans; Philadelphia to Dallas/Fort Worth; Philadelphia to Fort Lauderdale; Philadelphia to Miami; Philadelphia to New Orleans; and Philadelphia to Charlotte.

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  • DHS memo calls for 15k new border agents, faster deports
DHS memo calls for 15k new border agents, faster deports

DACA has deferred deportations for people who came to the US illegally as children and has provided work permits to more than 750,000 immigrants. Homeland Security officials said the policies would not affect Deferred Action for Childhood Arrivals, the Obama administration policy that offered protection from deportation for people who were...

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  • Aide says senators want materials saved for Russian Federation probe
Aide says senators want materials saved for Russian Federation probe

FBI Director James Comey discussed Russian Federation with members of the Senate Intelligence Committee Friday afternoon, as questions swirl about how expansive lawmakers will make their investigations into Russia's influence in last year's election.

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  • Local Jewish Community Center again evacuates
Local Jewish Community Center again evacuates

According to our partners at the Albuquerque Journal , Albuquerque Police Department Officer Fred Duran said no bomb was found and people have been allowed back in the building. "While today is another instance of threats directed at JCCs across the county, none have been substantiated", Sataloff said. Jeff Van Nest, a spokesman for the Federa...

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  • Multiple Victims Found Slain in Peabody Home
Multiple Victims Found Slain in Peabody Home

Blodgett said getting to at least one of the bodies was hard because of clutter inside the home, calling it a "very, very messy and cluttered crime scene". Police found several bodies in the basement of a house on Farm Avenue. "We did discover a body in the cellar, so at that point we backed out, worked with the Essex District Attorney's office t...

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  • Police look outside of Delphi for suspect
Police look outside of Delphi for suspect

Williams , 13 and Liberty Rose Lynn German , 14, both from Delphi, were found in a wooded area near the Delphi Historic Trail, east of Delphi in Carroll County". Police have not released further information about the suspect, but Riley made clear the investigation has expanded past the city of Delphi. Their deaths have been ruled a double-homici...

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